Edith Cavell Postcard; c.1915-1919; 1995_254
Edith Cavell PostcardAbout this object
Edith Cavell postcard WW1. Made of card with a silk print of Edith Cavell with two dogs in black and white on the front. Edith Cavell was a war nurse who was executed in 1915 by the Germans with the charge of treason for helping allied soldiers escape German occupied Belgium. This event caused outrage in the world, and her story was used as propaganda for support of the Allies cause. After the war, hospitals, schools, streets were named after her around the world in her honour including a hospital in nearby (to The Kauri Museum) Paparoa, New Zealand.Date Made
14cm length x 8.8cm widthSubject and Association Description
postcard, WW1Credit Line
Mrs Hazel WilliamsonObject Type
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